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Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

UC Berkeley

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

10 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 10 AM

<i>“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive; to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius</i><p><b>Y</b>ou …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps | Inc.com

It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but your body is resisting it.<p>We can all relate to this feeling, but the similarities stop there.<p>Some people fall prey …

Time Management

Rise of the techno-Libertarians: The 5 most socially destructive aspects of Silicon Valley

The tech industry is morally and ethically bankrupt, and it’s starting to take its toll on ordinary Americans<p>Nowadays the Silicon Valley is either celebrated as a hotbed of creativity or condemned as a cauldron of greed and wealth inequality.<br>While there are certainly some talented and even …

Silicon Valley

Why Our Kids Don't Have The Money Smarts To Live In The Real World

Shame on us for not teaching our kids to be financially literate. But, in fairness, how can you teach something that you, yourself don’t understand?<p>If you don’t believe our collective lack of knowledge, don’t take it from me. A 2014 survey conducted by The National Foundation for Credit Counseling …

Personal Finance

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …